Professor of Operations Management
Logistics of production and distribution/inventory systems, including vendor-managed operations, effective resource allocation within the firm, and the optimization of business processes.
Associate Dean, Student Recruitment and Admissions
Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting
Financial reporting and corporate disclosure, the relation between earnings and stock prices, international accounting, market efficiency, and investment strategies.
Clinical Professor of Economics; Executive Director, Initiative on Global Markets
Popular attitudes towards big business, wealth creation, and international trade and investment; economic trends and political risks in East Asia.
Berger, Philip G.
Wallace W. Booth Professor of Accounting and Deputy Dean of the Part-time MBA Program
Firm valuation, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, the effects of accounting and tax regulations, the quality of accounting disclosures, organizational design, and corporate governance.
Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Faculty Co-Director of Chicago Booth's Social Enterprise
Personnel policy, internal labor markets, managerial incentives, corporate governance, and executive compensation.
Birge, John R.
Jerry W. and Carol L. Levin Distinguished Service Professor of Operations Management
Methods and models for optimal decision making under uncertainty, and the emphasis on relationships between operations and finance.
Associate Dean for the Office of Advancement
Burt, Ronald S.
Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy
Theory and research methodology describing collaboration, envy, and entrepreneurial opportunities in the social structure of competitive environments; organizational design, employee performance and diversity, customer satisfaction, and market strategy.
Caruso, Eugene M.
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science
Experimental study of human judgment and decision making, social cognition, perspective taking, negotiation, time, and morality.
Chintagunta, Pradeep K.
Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing
Household purchase behavior, marketing strategies, marketing issues related to pharmaceutical and technology industries.
Constantinides, George M.
Leo Melamed Professor of Finance
Pricing and hedging of fixed income securities, options, futures, and other derivatives; effects of transaction costs and taxes on the pricing and hedging of derivatives; and on portfolio management.
Davis, Steven J.
William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics
Labor markets, effects of taxes, volatility of business activity, costs and benefits of the war in Iraq, and other topics in economics.
Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial success factors and entrepreneurship pedagogy; growth issues for early-stage companies including entrepreneurial sales and channel development, diversification options, and seed stage financing options.
Dhar, Sanjay K.
James H. Lorie Professor of Marketing
Advertising strategy; brand management; marketing strategy; pricing and promotion strategy; private labels; consumer promotion evaluation and planning; Internet marketing; new product development, management, and strategy; retail management best practices; loyalty reward programs; Every Day Low Pricing (EDLP); trade promotions; category management; purchase incidence; and brand choice.
Sigmund E. Edelstone Professor of Marketing and Director of the Kilts Center for Marketing
Intersection of empirical industrial organization and marketing; competitive pricing, advertising, retailing, consumer segmentation, and high technology.
Eisenstein, Donald D.
Professor of Operations Management
Analysis of logistical systems, including production, material handling, scheduling, routing, and distribution.
Professor of Accounting
Effect of taxes on business decisions; market effects of tax policies, tax and financial accounting treatment; effects of employee stock options, earnings, and balance sheet management; and the causes and consequences of fraudulently reported earnings.
Fama, Eugene F.
Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance
Theoretical and empirical work on investments, price formation in capital markets, and corporate finance.
Frenzen, Jonathan K.
Adjunct Professor of Marketing and Director of Chicago Booth Management Laboratories
Marketing, new product development, managing sales forces and distribution channels, international development , international marketing.
Gertner, Robert H.
Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance; Faculty Co-Director of the Social Enterprise Initiative
Applied game theory, competitive strategy, resource allocation in organizations, corporate bankruptcy, and law and economics.
Gould, John P.
Steven G. Rothmeier Professor and Distinguished Service Professor of Economics
Business education, microeconomics, economics of information, and business strategy.
Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Professor of Behavioral Science
Judgment and decision making (managerial, legal, medical, engineering, and consumer), memory and cognition, and social psychology; collective intelligence and team decision-making.
Hitsch, Guenter J.
Professor of Marketing
Empirical models of business strategy and consumer choice applied to marketing and industrial organization; dynamic marketing strategies, product introductions, quantitative analysis of strategic firm interaction, and structural econometric models.
Walter David “Bud” Fackler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics
Empirical issues in international economics and monetary economics, econometric theory.
V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics
Macroeconomics, wealth mobility, leisure time, real estate economics, household savings behavior, and household bankruptcy decisions.
Kaplan, Steven N.
Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance; Faculty Director for the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Venture capital, corporate governance, private equity, entrepreneurial finance, corporate control, e-commerce, and corporate finance.
Associate Dean for Executive MBA and Global Integration
Clinical Professor of Economics; Deputy Dean for the Full-Time MBA Program
Policies and practices that dictate behavior within organizations and their relation to firm performance.
Kroszner, Randall S.
Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics
Regulation of financial institutions, international financial crises, the Great Depression, monetary economics, corporate governance, debt restructuring and bankruptcy, corporate governance, and political economy.
Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Accounting and Finance
Audit qualifications, bond ratings, corporate charter changes, and block trades.
Joseph Sondheimer Professor of International Economics, Finance, and Accounting
Corporate transparency, international accounting, the interaction between financial disclosure and capital markets or firms’ financing decisions, cost of capital, securities regulation, and financial statement analysis.
McGill, Ann L.
Sears Roebuck Professor of General Management, Marketing, and Behavioral Science
Consumer and managerial decision making with special emphasis on causal explanations, comparative processes, and the use of imagery in product choice.
Morton, Julie T.
Associate Dean of Career Services and Corporate Relations
Moskowitz, Tobias J.
Fama Family Profressor of Finance
Empirical asset pricing, empirical corporate finance, investment anomalies, performance evaluation, behavioral finance, commercial and residential real estate, and private equity.
Pagliari, Joseph L.
Clinical Professor of Real Estate
Asset pricing, the strategic use of leverage and portfolio allocation, hedonic pricing, option-pricing theory, and joint ventures.
Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance
Liquidity, stock valuation, predictability, portfolio choice, mutual fund performance, the cost of capital, Bayesian learning, and IPOs.
Prendergast, Canice W.
Allen Wallis Professor of Economics
Political economy, labor economics.
Risen, Jane L.
Associate Professor of Behavioral Science
Interplay between rational and intuitive thinking, magical thinking, one-shot illusory correlations and stereotype formation, reactions to questionable apologies, and beliefs that people form to manage their emotions.
Chair, Leon Carrol Marshall Professor of Accounting
Disclosure regulation, the economic consequences of disclosure policies, and accounting measurement rules.
Schrager, James E.
Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management
Effect of corporate strategy on firm performance, boards of directors, entrepreneurship, and new business ventures; strategy for the automobile industry and the manner in which private equity firms have entered that sector.
Skinner, Douglas J.
Deputy Dean for Faculty and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting
Corporate financial reporting and disclosure practice (including earnings management, management earnings forecasts, earnings guidance, the effects of stockholder litigation on disclosure practices, and financial reporting practices in Japan), corporate payout policy (stock repurchases, dividend policy, and the effects of employee stock options), and the interactions among these policies.
Stole, Lars A.
David W. Johnson Professor of Economics and Academic Director of the Executive Education Program
Focuses on price discrimination and competition, industrial economics, the economics of contracts and organizations, and nonmonetary exchange.
Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Financial intermediation, corporate finance, and consumer finance. Corporate liquidity management, revolving credit facilities, syndicated loans, financial covenant violations, corporate investment policy, and subprime mortgages.
Associate Dean for Evening and Weekend MBA Programs and Program Innovation
J. Baum Harris Professor of Economics
Interactions of firm structure, market structure, and productivity. Industries include airlines, mutual funds, retail e-commerce, construction materials, and automotive manufacturing, among others.
Thaler, Richard H.
Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics; Director of the Center for Decision Research
Behavioral economics and finance, the psychology of decision making.
Topel, Robert H.
Isidore Brown and Gladys J. Brown Distinguished Service Professor in Urban and Labor Economics;
Markets and prices, human capital, the economics of law, energy economics and policy, and health economics; pricing strategies by firms with market power, the value of health improvements, national security, and reform of welfare-state policies.
Professor of Marketing
Consumer and managerial decision making and its implications for marketing management; goals and motivations, self-control, decision making over time, and customer relationship management (e.g., reward/loyalty programs and incentive systems).
Roman Family Professor of Finance
Asset pricing, especially on the effect of economic uncertainty on equity valuation and volatility, as well as on the pricing of bonds and options.
Robert S. Hamada Professor of Behavioral Science
Experimental psychology, social stereotypes, how prejudice influences judgments and people.
Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance; Director, George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the
Corporate governance, financial development, political economy, regulatory capture, campaign finance, the economic effects of culture, the effect of the financial crisis on the political support for markets, the level of trust Americans have toward their financial system.
Charles T. Horngren Professor of Accounting
Corporate earnings, the information content of financial reports, the impact accounting information has on firm value; valuation, damages analysis, mergers and acquisitions, financial distress, bankruptcy, and financial analysis.